This Is How to Wear Black Tights With All Your Dresses

Tights weather is here, whether or not we'd like to admit it. Although we love how black tights give us the ability to wear all our favorite dresses through the harsh winter, they should hardly be an afterthought when putting together an outfit. Since we're pretty sure you know how to keep your tights looking sleek and stylish in a winter outfit, there are a few ways to make the classic tights-and-dress combo feel fresh.

Instead of putting on tights as an excuse to wear your short party dresses out all through the winter, opt for a longer midi dress. For a cool layered look, add a chic overcoat, and for some texture, opt for subtly patterned tights. Sweaterdresses, patterned dresses, and dresses with asymmetrical hems are all good options to add interest. Click through to see the coolest ways to wear black tights with all your dresses through the colder months. 

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Alexa Chung always knows best when it comes to wearing dresses with tights, and this look is certainly no exception.

Pair a just-below-the-knee dress with ankle boots, and let the tights just show between the two.

Try a printed dress with a black base to create a streamlined look with the black tights.

Layer, layer, layer. Create interest when you play with cropped and elongated hemlines via a dress, shirt, and sweater.

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Fishnet tights add a streetwear element to an otherwise soft color palette of pink and red.

We can see French girls wearing a dress and tights just like this.

Go for a dress (or skirt) with an asymmetrical hemline to create a forward look.

This gold pattern was made for the holiday season. 

This might be the best sweater midi dress we've seen yet. 

This shirt dress can only be improved by black tights. 

Turtleneck dresses are a cold-weather must-have. 

Bring florals into fall with this wonderfully tiered dress. 

Wear this when hosting your own holiday dinner party to be sure to stand out. 

The ruffles on this dress are the definition of whimsical. 

Blazer dresses are Fall's answer to Summer's frilly frocks. 

We love the shape of this unique plum-colored dress. 

Mini fishnets are a cool take on the classic tights.

These are the tights that celebrities are actually wearing.  

This post was published at an earlier date and has since been updated by Aleksija Vujicic.